One of the entertaining things for Lovecraft fans about the “Nyarko-san” anime is the cameos of August Derleth and H.P. Lovecraft that appear in it (as faces on T-shirts, pictures in the background, etc.). Over at Crunchyroll, my latest Nyarko-san article just went up, in which I explain the story of Lovecraft and Derleth and the differences between the “Lovecraft Mythos” and the “Derleth Mythos.” Plus, I came up with my own new Great Old One!! Go read it!